Classic Yupik Organic Pinto Beans for classic refried beans, spreads, or as an addition to soups, stews, casseroles, salads, and more! Pinto beans are dried, dark, whole beans. For best results, soak beans in water overnight. Boil pinto beans in a large pot of water for 1 ½ hours to 2 hours, or until tender. Once cooked, pinto beans transform from speckled red to fully red/dark brown. Hearty pinto beans are mild in flavor, while creamy in texture. Pinto beans mash or blend easily to create spreads or dips! Buy Organic Pinto Beans by 500g, kilo, or case to keep your cupboard well-stocked with this pantry essential!
HEALTH BENEFITS: Heart-healthy!
Certified organic, vegan, wheat-free, and gluten-free, pinto beans are an excellent source of protein, fiber, and iron! A 100 g serving of pinto beans contains more than half the daily recommended intake of fiber. Including fiber as part of your diet contributes to healthy digestion, controls blood sugar levels, and helps lower the risk of heart disease! Though pinto beans may taste rich, they contain no cholesterol or no saturated fat!
CULINARY TWIST: More than refried beans!
Classically, pinto beans are used to make refried beans – now you can create your own with ingredients you enjoy! Cooked pinto beans are tender and can be grinded or mashed to create spreads or dips for vegetables, burritos, tacos, and sandwiches. You can also add pinto beans to soups, stews, casseroles, and one pot meals for a hearty and delicious meal!Vegans and vegetarians can use pinto beans as a meat substitute that is equally high in protein!
ABOUT PINTO BEANS: Did you know?
In South America, pinto beans are called poroto frutilla meaning strawberry bean”, since the bean has a reddish/pinkish hue when cooked!
HOW TO STORE YOUR PINTO BEANS: Preserve freshness!
Store in a cool, dry place for up to 36 months.